Congratulations to PhD candidate Saira Fitzgerald on the recent successful defence of her doctoral dissertation.

Fitzgerald, whose thesis “Blackboard/Whiteboard: The discursive construction of the International Baccalaureate in Canada” explores how the International Baccalaureate program is thought about and talked about in Canada, was also nominated for a University Medal.

Committee Members: 

  • Dr. Dwayne Winseck, Chair
  • Dr. Tony McEnery, External Examiner
  • Dr. Timothy Pychyl, Internal Examiner
  • Dr. Guillaume Gentil, Committee Member
  • Dr. Lynne Young, Committee Member
  • Dr. Graham Smart, Thesis Supervisor
Lynne, Graham, Saira, Guillaume

(L – R) Lynne Young, Graham Smart, Saira Fitzgerald, Guillaume Gentil

Saira and her advisors in a row

(L – R) Dwayne Winseck, Lynne Young, Graham Smart, Saira Fitzgerald, Guillaume Gentil, Timothy Pychyl

Skype call

Tony McEnery

2 thoughts on “PhD candidate Saira Fitzgerald successfully defends”

  1. Rob Brunet says:

    Congratulations, Saira! Well-earned, and I look forward to reading it!

  2. Lisa Armstrong says:

    Congratulations, Saira! You worked so hard and earned this success. Good luck.

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